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USDA resumes California citrus exports to China

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USDA has reopened the Chinese market for California citrus allowing farmers to resume exports to the country this season.


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GE fruit flies could save crops

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Releasing genetically engineered fruit flies into the wild could be a cheap, effective and environmentally friendly way to control pests according to new research from scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Oxitec Ltd.


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US corn and soybean production expected to reach record-breaking numbers

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Favorable weather conditions in the nation’s agricultural states have yielded increasing amounts of corn and soybeans which are expected to reach record-breaking numbers in 2014.


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Russia bans US food imports

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In retaliation over western sanction, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order Wednesday placing a one-year ban on a number of foreign food imports.


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Growth of wine industry dependent on consumer-centric approach

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The growth of mainstream demand for wine is shifting towards new markets and consumers. In part, this means more wine for millennials who are consuming more of the beverage than previous generations, according to a new report from Rabobank.


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Cattle shortage forces closure of Cargill facility

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With a dwindling supply of cattle, international food supplier Cargill said it will close its Milwaukee, Wisconsin beef harvest facility effective Friday.


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Organic industry talks to Congress on efforts to fight citrus greening

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As citrus greening continues to threaten America’s citrus production, representatives of the organic industry sat down with staff members from more than a dozen congressional offices Tuesday to brief them on the proposed organic efforts being sought to fight the disease.


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Food waste, a growing concern for consumers

With approximately 1.3 billion tons of food wasted each year, FutureFood 2050 seeks end to food waste
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Experts share their innovative solutions to the world’s food waste crisis.


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Bourbon production continues to soar

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The growing popularity of bourbon has led to increased production in the spirit’s home state with more than five million barrels currently resting in Kentucky warehouses, the most since 1977.


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Chinese officials shut down meat supplier of McDonald’s, Yum!

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At the same time Chinese media outlet Dragon TV reported food safety negligence at Shanghai’s Husi Food Co., Ltd, Shanghai food and drug administration officials suspended the facility operations, according to Xinhua News, state press agency of China.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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2014 August

The August 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how your operation could be doing more to create a culture of employee engagement. Also, read more on how your business and insurance partners must know the basics of your business and its nuances as well.

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